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The nationality of Crawford can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Crawford may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Crawford Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Crawford come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Crawford originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Crawford family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Crawford were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Crawford. Last names like Crawford change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time.

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